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with Carl Irving



A one-day course designed to give you the basics in wood finishing, both traditional and modern, as frequently required of an upholster.


All materials, tools and equipment will be provided, but please bring along a portable frame for advice or treatment if you have one.


Learn about: 

  • Frame cleaning and preparation
  • Types of treatment and methods

  • How to select appropriate stains, polishes and lacquers

  • How to remove marks and repair dents

  • Different types of glues and repairing splits

  • Health and Safety guidelines

'Thank you so much for a fantastic day ... very informative and interesting - I can't believe how quickly the day went!  I am now totally enthused and can't wait to start my project.'

Maximum of 6 students in a class.  


9.30am-4.30pm  Sunday 18 February                       

Tea, coffee & cake provided, but bring your own lunch.         

To book, please ring 07890 594068

or email

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